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The distance between Christchurch and Rotorua is 678 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Air New Zealand, and Jetstar Airways. Christchurch and Rotorua have 48 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Rotorua, consider visiting Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest, and Waitomo Caves, New Zealand.

Weekly direct flights

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Air New Zealand on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Christchurch to Rotorua

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Air New ZealandANZNZYesNo
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Christchurch to Rotorua?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Christchurch and Rotorua takes around 1.8 hours.
What is the flight distance between Christchurch and Rotorua?
The flight distance between Christchurch and Rotorua is 678 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Christchurch and Rotorua?
Several carriers operate flights between Christchurch and Rotorua. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Air New Zealand.
What are the most popular routes to and from Christchurch?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Christchurch and Auckland, Melbourne, Wellington, Sydney, Gold Coast, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Denpasar, Perth, Ho Chi Minh City, Brisbane, Bangkok, London, Queenstown, Phuket City, Cebu, Napier, Adelaide, Palmerston North.
What are the most popular routes to and from Rotorua?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Rotorua and Wellington, Perth, Queenstown, Gold Coast, Dunedin, Auckland, Bacolod, Melbourne, Darwin, Bangkok, Manila, Brisbane, New Plymouth, Charlotte, Moscow, Abuja, Bergen.
What airports are near Christchurch?
The main airport in Christchurch is Christchurch International. It is also served by Christchurch International, Hokitika, Timaru.
What airports are near Rotorua?
The main airport in Rotorua is Rotorua Regional. It is also served by Auckland, Hawke's Bay, New Plymouth, Gisborne, Hamilton, Rotorua Regional, Tauranga, Taupo, Whakatane.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Christchurch and Rotorua?
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What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
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